5 Tips for Practicing Gratitude By Deidrie Naomi Austin, M.Ed, LPC-Associate Life can bring many day-to-day challenges that can cause us to feel a variety of emotions, such as anxiety, depression, and stress. Some days we just want to find a way to boost our mood and get [...]
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7 Tips for Navigating a Day with Depression by Jacqlyn Bozeman, M.S., LPC - Associate When you're depressed hours can feel like days, days can feel like weeks. Maybe you have started taking medication and you are wondering when it will ”kick in” and start to help you [...]
7 Quick Self-Care Tips After Leaving an Abusive Relationship by Ejama Johnson, M.S., LPC – Associate Though trauma is a horrific ordeal for someone to go through, that doesn’t mean that it should debilitate you or that you must suffer for the rest of your life. Recovering from [...]
Commentary on the 5 Stages of Grief Recovery Looking at the 5 Stages of Grief Recovery, Jacqui Bozeman, LPC-A at West Lake Houston Counseling provides commentary on Good Therapy Article regarding grief. I have been doing a lot of reading, training, and personal research on grief recently because of the times that [...]
COVID-19 may increase domestic violence and child abuse An article review by Ejama Johnson, M. Ed., LPC-A Occurrences of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse are expected to increase during COVID-19. The increased stress and social isolation associated with the pandemic have the potential to boost the risk of domestic violence and child [...]
9 Strategies for Digital Learning During The Pandemic Navigating the times during COVID has brought with it many unique challenges. One of the major challenges that both parents and children have found themselves facing is virtual learning. In March of 2020, many kids found themselves happy to be getting a “break” from [...]
Dealing with grief during Covid-19 Speaking with LPC-A Jacqlyn Bozeman, from West Lake Houston Counseling, we discuss dealing with grief during Covid-19. Jacqlyn is a Telehealth therapist currently accepting clients. She works with families that have experienced trauma and clients who are victims of crime. This Q&A delves into grief and loss [...]
How to Manage Ongoing Pandemic Stress Has the pandemic caused stressors in our life and affected our mental health? Absolutely! Speaking with LPC-A Ejama Johnson from West Lake Houston counseling we discuss how to manage ongoing pandemic stress. Ejama has been working in the mental health field for years and is currently [...]
5 Tips for Gift Giving Thanks for tuning in to 5 Tips for Gift Giving! In this video, Devaney Knight, Clinical Director at West Lake Houston Counseling, talks about the common anxieties related to gift-giving during the holidays. She offers tips for re-thinking gift-giving and encourages us to expand our thinking [...]
What is anxiety and what does it look like in children? Speaking with Naomi Austin, a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate at West Lake Houston Counseling who specializes in child therapy we discuss anxiety in children. Watch the video to learn what behaviors your child may exhibit if they have anxiety. Are you [...]